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China Eastern Airlines

China Eastern Airlines
AirlineChina Eastern Airlines
Zhōngguó Dōngfāng Hángkōng Gōngsī
Airline hub
Focus cities
Frequent-flyer programEastern Miles
SubsidiariesShanghai Airlines
Fleet size266 (+185 Orders)
Company sloganTraveling the globe, making dreams come true
HeadquartersShanghai Hongqiao International Airport
Shanghai, China
Key peopleLiu Shaoyong (Chairman)

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China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited ( , inside China colloquially known as 东航) (SSE - 600115 Hkex - 0670 Nyse - CEA) is an airline headquartered on the grounds of Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport in Changning District, Shanghai, China. It is a major Chinese airline operating international, domestic and regional routes. Its main hubs are at Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. China Eastern also has hubs at Kunming Wujiaba International Airport and Xi'an Xianyang International Airport. China Eastern Airlines is China's second-largest carrier by passenger numbers and the world’s third-biggest carriers by market value. On 16 April 2010, China Eastern Airlines announced an initial agreement to join SkyTeam. On 21 June 2011, China Eastern, along with is subsidiary Shanghai Airlines, officially joined the SkyTeam airline alliance, becoming the 14th member and the second Chinese carrier to join (the other being China Southern Airlines).

In 2010, China Eastern Airlines carried 64.93 million domestic and international passengers with an average load factor of 78%. The airline reported a net profit of CNY5.3 billion ($807 million) in 2010.

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